MIT's novel device restores cardiac function post-heart attack

IANS Jun 13, 2018

A team of researchers from MIT have developed a novel refillable, implantable device that can be directly attached to a damaged heart and deliver drugs to treat the after-effects of a heart attack.

 


The device called "Therepi" contains a sponge-like reservoir that attaches directly to the damaged heart tissue, and a refill line connects the reservoir to a port on or under the patient's skin where therapies can be injected either by the patient or a healthcare...

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